Here are some of the cheapest flight options from South Africa to Thailand in 2024:

1. Johannesburg (JNB) to Bangkok (BKK):
   - Airline: Ethiopian Airlines
   - Approximate Fare: ZAR 10,500 to ZAR 12,500 (roundtrip)
   - Travel Dates: Flexible dates in 2024

2. Cape Town (CPT) to Bangkok (BKK):
   - Airline: Qatar Airways
   - Approximate Fare: ZAR 12,000 to ZAR 14,000 (roundtrip)
   - Travel Dates: Flexible dates in 2024

3. Durban (DUR) to Phuket (HKT):
   - Airline: Emirates
   - Approximate Fare: ZAR 13,000 to ZAR 15,000 (roundtrip)
   - Travel Dates: Flexible dates in 2024

Please note that these are approximate fares and may vary depending on the airline, travel dates, and availability. It's recommended to check multiple airlines and travel sites to compare prices and find the best deals for your preferred travel dates.


If you are coming to Thailand on the new LTR visa (see below) you will probably be asked for a return ticket before you leave your home country (South Africa definitely will). Get a Dummy Ticket for $10 and save yourself a lot of money.

They can also be used for Schengen visa applications or any other visa application that requires a return ticket.